Clayton Fire Officials in Joplin for Tornado Relief Work
The devastating storm happened Sunday.
Chief Mark Thorp and Firefighter Jeff Counts of the Clayton Fire Department are in Joplin, MO, to assist with tornado relief efforts, a city official stated Monday.
The two are serving as part of a disaster medical team, Clayton communications coordinator Judy Kekich stated in an email.
The devastating tornado happened Sunday.
It's not the first time the two have provided assistance following major natural disasters: The two visited Port Au Prince, Haiti, in early 2010 following the earthquake in that country, an article on page 4 of the April 2010 CityViews newsletter states.